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Big Fat Positive is a smart and funny podcast about two best friends who found out they were pregnant at the same time. The show follows the moms-to-be on their journey through pregnancy and into new motherhood, week by week. With weekly check-ins, special guests and segments such as "OMG I’m Freaking Out," hosts Shanna Micko & Laura Birek recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman and new mom.
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The podcast for fat positivity, radical self-love, and chill vibes ONLY. Join Sophie and your fat faves talk about current events, popular culture, and the intersections between fatness and feminism. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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In the special segment "Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition," Laura and Shanna share the surprising and hilarious things they never thought they would do before they had kids, including cleaning up bizarre messes, doing odd things in public and more! Also, Shanna reports on going on a one-on-one date with her 5-year-old, and Laura talks about crea…
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In the special segment "Checkin' the Inbox," Shanna and Laura answer listener questions about how to handle toy tantrums, dressing dilemmas, clutter clear-outs and more! Also, Laura reports on her 5-year-old's first parkour class, and Shanna checks in on her daughters' new shady behavior. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna…
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Laura and Shanna share the wild and wacky parenting-related content they've found online recently in the special segment "Internet Insanity," including scandalous sourdough drama and a birthing device that will make your head spin. Also, Shanna reports on her struggle to get her kids to their extracurricular activities, and Laura talks about how he…
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In the special segment, "They Said What?!" Shanna and Laura discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people have said to them recently about parenting, including a surprising comment at the grocery store, an unsolicited tidbit of parenting advice from a stranger and more! Also, Laura reports on an infection that presented itself stealthily…
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Shanna and Laura talk to Dr. Nicole Rankins about what pregnant people can do to create an effective birth plan. Dr. Nicole is a board-certified, practicing OBGYN and the host of the podcast "All About Pregnancy & Birth," and she is the creator of online courses "The Birth Preparation Course" and "Make a Birth Plan the Right Way" to teach pregnant …
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Laura reports on her three-year-old's progress with potty training, and Shanna tells the story of an unexpectedly dramatic dinner with her family. Also, in the special segment "Loose Ends," Shanna and Laura give updates about topics they've talked about previously, including behavior issues, Botox and more! Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs f…
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In the special segment "Why Is My Kid Crying," Shanna and Laura analyze the things that have caused their little ones to melt down recently, including unexpectedly big feelings at pool parties, school fundraising events and more! Also, Shanna reports on her family's last-minute St. Patrick's Day celebration, and Laura talks about attending a local …
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In the special segment "Mom Confessions," Laura and Shanna divulge their hilarious and embarrassing parenting moves recently, including using an unexpected product from the medicine cabinet, having surprising feelings while shopping at a big-box store and more! Also, Laura talks about potty training her three-year-old, and Shanna reports on chapero…
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To celebrate their 300th episode, Laura and Shanna have invited Shanna's mom Janet on the show! In this very special "Throwback" segment, Janet takes us back to her pregnancy, birth and early parenthood with Shanna. She talks about being pregnant during an ice storm, moving cross-country with an infant, how Shanna was the opposite of what she expec…
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To celebrate their 299th episode, Shanna and Laura have invited Laura's mom Susan on the show! In this very special "Throwback" segment, Susan takes us back to her pregnancy, birth and early parenthood with Laura. She talks about what kind of baby Laura was in utero and out, shares fond and funny memories of that time, offers her best parenting adv…
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In the special segment "Stump the Moms," Shanna and Laura quiz each other on parenting-related trivia, diving into the topic of bizarre teething treatments and more! Also, Shanna reports on feeling conflicted about her 5-year-old's sudden clinginess, and Laura discusses her 5-year-old's newfound enthusiasm for writing. Finally, they share their BFP…
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Laura and Shanna dive into the topic of how to prepare for your second child with Erica Djossa, CEO and founder of Momwell and the author of the upcoming book "Releasing the Mother Load: How to Carry Less and Enjoy Motherhood More." Erica answers listener questions about evening out the mental load before baby arrives, handling concerns about lovin…
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Laura and Shanna talk with Erica Djossa, CEO and founder of Momwell and the author of the upcoming book "Releasing the Mother Load: How to Carry Less and Enjoy Motherhood More." They talk about strategies for reassessing our preconceived notions of motherhood, how to let go of the mental load that can often lead to burnout and more! Also, Shanna re…
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In the special segment "Gripe Water," Shanna and Laura air their petty parenting grievances, sounding off about drones invading inappropriate spaces, shockingly complex kids' books and more! Also, Shanna reports on her family's very first trip to Disneyland, and Laura talks about the joint birthday party she had for her 3- and 5-year-old. Finally, …
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Laura and Shanna dive into the topics of mother phubbing, anosmia, smoke-detector mysteries and more in this week's special segment, "What I Googled This Week." Also, Shanna reports on her 8-year-old daughter's request to change her name, and Laura talks about finally getting Covid after four years of avoiding the virus. Finally, they share their B…
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In the special segment "Mom Wins!," Shanna and Laura share some recent parenting successes, including solving a very tricky homework problem, instilling an important lesson about body boundaries and more! Also, Laura reports on her five-year-old's first day in tennis class, and Shanna reports on her five-year-old's newfound fear of the dark. Finall…
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In a brand-new special segment called "Dear Past Me," Laura and Shanna give pregnancy and parenting advice to their past selves, including words of wisdom about celebrating pregnancy, recovering from c-sections, knowing what to expect in the hospital after giving birth and more. Also, Shanna checks in on her kids' never-ending winter break, and Lau…
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In the special segment “OMG I'm Freaking Out,” Laura worries that her kids' need for fairness has gone over the edge, and Shanna unleashes her inner mama bear on an unsuspecting stranger. Also, Laura talks about asking for help to make the holidays better this year, and Shanna reports on the surprise she got her kids that has been a long time comin…
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In the special segment "What the Hack?!," Shanna and Laura share some of their favorite parenting tips, including a simple trick that will cheer you up instantly, a hack for handling car trash, a tool for managing time with kids and more! Also, Shanna shares the unexpected incident that derailed her family this week, and Laura reports on struggling…
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In the special segment "Internet Insanity," Laura and Shanna share the wild and wacky parenting-related content they've found online recently, including a story of cheerleading sabotage involving deepfake videos and Laura's hilarious attempt to use AI to design her family's holiday cards. Also, Laura reports on her sons getting their very first pro…
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In the special segment "Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition," Shanna and Laura share the hilarious and unexpected situations they have never found themselves in until becoming parents, including a surprising discovery on a 4-year-old's iPad, a harrowing yet bizarre rescue mission involving cleats, hair and a zipper, and more! Also, Shanna reports …
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In the special segment "Today I Learned," Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating topics of a shocking sperm-meets-egg story, a fecal phenomenon, a baby-saving antibody, and more! Also, Laura reports on her son's increased emotional dysregulation, particularly in relation to video games, and Shanna talks about her mom-fail at her daughter's rece…
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As 2023 comes to an end, Shanna and Laura reflect on their last 12 months of parenting with honesty, humor and insight. As they look back on 2023, they share their biggest laughs, struggles and realizations, including a hilarious report Laura got from her son's school director, the unexpected thing Shanna learned about herself this year and more. T…
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In this special bonus episode, Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about how to talk to kids about guns, how to handle when your kids have birthdays that are close together and more. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask Us Anything mini-sode, email us at contact@bigfatpositivepodcast.com, or reach out on Instagram, Facebook or TikTok a…
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In the special segment, "They Said What?!" Shanna and Laura discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people have said to them recently about parenting, including comments about pets, infertility, dead celebrities and more! Also, Shanna reports on overcoming some deeply frustrating feelings about parenting, and Laura talks about her reactio…
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